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Vambrace

Bible DictionaryKnighthood & Chivalry Dictionary
"tubular" or "gutter" defenses for the forearm, developing first during the 14th century. During the whole transitional period , many materials were experimented with leather, sometimes reinforced with longitudinal strips; iron; with or without separate couters. Generally laced directly to the underlying mail, by 1335 in England the mail was reduced and the vambrace was attached to the couter via lames and rivets (see arm harness). The use of iron was essentially introduced at that time. Splinted vambraces were popular in Germany and in Italy during the whole of the 14th century, featuring heavy, possibly tooled leather and reinforced with longitudinal strips of metal. (Blair p. 64)
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plate defense for the forearm

 

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